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Plato And Myth

Pub Date : 2012-02-17 | Author : Catherine Collobert | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9789004218666
ISBN 13 : 9004218661

Through the contributions of specialists in the field, this volume addresses the still open question of the role and status of myth in Plato’s dialogues and thereby speaks to the..


Plato The Myth Maker

Pub Date : 2000-12-15 | Author : Luc Brisson | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226075192
ISBN 13 : 9780226075198

We think of myth as a fictional story, and Plato was the first to use the term muthos in that sense. But Plato also used muthos to describe the practice of making and telling stori..


Myth And Philosophy From The Presocratics To Plato

Pub Date : 2000-08-17 | Author : Kathryn A. Morgan | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1139427520
ISBN 13 : 9781139427524

This book explores the dynamic relationship between myth and philosophy in the Presocratics, the Sophists, and in Plato - a relationship which is found to be more extensive and pro..


Myth And Philosophy In Plato S Phaedrus

Pub Date : 2012-07-09 | Author : Daniel S. Werner | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781107021280
ISBN 13 : 1107021286

Examines the role of myth in Plato's Phaedrus, arguing that it leads readers to participate in Plato's dialogues and to engage in self-examination...


Selected Myths

Pub Date : 2009-02-26 | Author : Plato, | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199552559
ISBN 13 : 019955255X

This volume brings together ten of the most celebrated Platonic myths, from eight of Plato's dialogues ranging from the early Protagoras and Gorgias to the late Timaeus and Critias..


Of Myth Life And War In Plato S Republic

Pub Date : 2002-01-10 | Author : Claudia Baracchi | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 0253108799
ISBN 13 : 9780253108791

"Baracchi has identified pivotal points around which the Republic operates; this allows a reading of the entire text to unfold.... a very beautifully written book." -- Walter Broga..


Plato S Myths

Pub Date : 2011-12-08 | Author : Catalin Partenie | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 110740407X
ISBN 13 : 9781107404076

In archaic societies myths were believed to tell true stories - stories about the ultimate origin of reality. For us, on the contrary, the term 'myth' denotes a false belief. Betwe..